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Nasa Invites British To Test New Bomb On Moon

moon-bombForty years on from the first moon landing, British scientists find a way to bomb it…

NEIL Armstrong described the moon’s surface as “fine and powdery”. Buzz Aldrin, the man who came second, said the moon exhibited signs of “magnificent desolation”.

Forty years on, Nasa is still working out what to do with the moon, it’s big discovery; and has only now decided to bomb it.

When Anorak first heard the news that Nasa scientists will be “bombing” the Moon with two spacecraft, we supposed the moon had been earmarked as a zone in which to test weapons destined for the desolate sands of Iraq and Afghanistan.

But Nasa says the bombing run is an attempt to locate ice-water in the Cabeus south polar region, identified by a team from the University of Durham team as a site with high concentrations of hydrogen.

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Posted: 9th, October 2009 | In: Strange But True | Comments (7)